Coffee Shops

Alma Natural Foods and Coffee House

Posted by on Jun 9, 2011 in Coffee Shops, Our Favorites | Comments Off

Alma Natural Foods and Coffee House

Every time I’m schlepping the family to and from Breckenridge we have the obligatory stop at our favorite coffee house.  I discovered the coffee house in the high altitude town of Alma, Colorado while avoiding the traffic laden I-70 after a day of skiing. Warm and friendly, the coffee house is exactly what it should be – wood.  You open the door and immediately smell the fresh coffee and fresh baked pastries, donuts, and banana bread – the best banana bread I’ve ever tasted.  Everyone in the family squabbles for a slice – every time we visit.  If I’m in...

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Cafe Paris, Reykjavík, Iceland

Posted by on May 6, 2011 in Coffee Shops, Our Favorites | 1 comment

Cafe Paris, Reykjavík, Iceland

If you ever find yourself with an layover in Reykjavík, Iceland, head over to Cafe Paris.  Iceland is a coffee-centric culture, it seems to be everywhere.  (must be the weather) Not only are there numerous coffee shops, but shopkeepers will often have a pot brewing in the corner.   I found myself walking down the main street, cold, wet and hungry, I needed a place to warm up.  Cafe Paris was on the corner, so I hurried in.  I hadn’t read the reviews, I didn’t realize that it’s a traveler’s destination, I was just needed hot coffee. That day I had a sweet tooth and...

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